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Operational Excellence Specialist

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Management
  • Date posted: 07/03/2017
  • Job reference: J363004A

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Operational Excellence Specialist

An experienced Operational Excellance Specialist required to enable continuous process improvement


  • Use Six Sigma and Lean tools & techniques to analyze business processes and identify project opportunities .Scanning all product types for Shipping to DCs
  • Complete process reviews to identify process bottlenecks and capacity constraints, identify and implement ways to eliminate.
  • Act as change lead and key member of team implementing Process excellence strategy for the site.
  • Lead and execute Technical process improvement projects e.g. OEE, lead time reduction ,waste elimination, following standard project structure and maintaining alignment to site goals
  • Lead and execute process excellence & change management projects, implementing standard lean methodologies and management systems e.g. Standard problem solving, Visual factory etc.
  • Ensure all improvement activities are aligned with quality and completed with compliance Focus.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on quality sampling and process control plans. Lead projects to eliminate or significantly reduce appraisal costs.
  • Complete complex data analysis to improve process and product capability.
  • Generate rationale and associated statistical analysis to support proposed process improvements.
  • Site expert on industrial engineering studies, manning loading and determining most cost effective direct manning standard work
  • Develop and Deliver lean/Kaizen/six sigma training and work with manufacturing to install a lean manufacturing ethos
  • Facilitate lean workshops, promote and engage lean culture.


  • Third level qualification in science or engineering.
  • Six Sigma Certification to minimum Green belt, Black Belt preferred.
  • Strong technical competence and comprehensive understanding of manufacturing technologies in a high volume regulated environment.
  • Project Management experience
  • Self-directed and highly motivated with the ability to prioritize and make decisions.
  • Experience with execution of LEAN and/or Six Sigma process improvements
  • Experience in contributing to a lean transformation/change management
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical tools and experience in analyzing process performance based on data.

For more information please call Darragh on 01-6455250 or

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